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  1. AAOS calls on Congress to stop 2023 Medicare fee cuts

    Felix Savoie, III, MD, president of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons sent a statement to Congress on its recently released omnibus package, according to a Dec. 21 news relese.
  2. DePuy Synthes' patent verdict, Happe Spine's new CEO and more: 9 devicemaker notes

    Here are nine developments from spine devicemakers since Dec. 7:
  3. 6-physician orthopedic practice to join Sanford Health

    Grand Forks, N.D.-based Valley Bone and Joint Clinic on Jan. 1, 2023 will join Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health and operate as Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Grand Forks, the Grand Forks Herald reported Dec. 20.

2 new fusion studies highlight benefits of first fully porous PEEK

Spine surgeons want better performing interbody cages. A new porous PEEK technology will become the gold standard. See this white paper with key findings from in-vitro and in-vivo studies.
  1. 2 orthopedic surgeons invest in digital patient engagement platform

    Orthopedic surgeons Jason Matuszak, MD, and Nicholas Violante, DO, invested in Well iQ, a patient engagement platform, the medtech company said Dec. 21.
  2. 7 new spine, orthopedic AR systems in 2022

    Several new augmented reality systems for spine and orthopedics went to market in the U.S. or were approved in 2022.
  3. Texas orthopedic and sports medicine center adds new physician

    Texarkana, Texas-based Christus St. Michael Health System Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has added Darius Mitchell, MD, to its staff, the Texarkana Gazette reported Dec. 19. 
  4. What orthopedic experts said about consolidation in 2022

    Orthopedic practice consolidation remained strong in 2022. Here's what experts have told Becker's about the trend this year:

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  1. Palm Beach Orthopedic Institute to open new Florida ASC

    Palm Beach (Fla.) Orthopedic Institute has received zoning board approval for a new orthopedic ASC in Loxahatchee, Fla., according to the Dec. 15 planning and zoning board agenda. 
  2. Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians partners with Nelson Mandela's grandson for philanthropy project

    Atlanta-based Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians has partnered with the Mandela Institute for Humanity, an organization run by Nelson Mandela's grandson, Ndaba Mandela. 
  3. Orthopedic practice with ASC, medical office building to open in Maryland

    Southern Maryland Orthopedics plans to open a new 59,000-square-foot location with a medical office building and an ASC in Leonardtown, Md., according to a Dec. 19 report from Southern Maryland News.
  4. American Orthopedic Partners partners with New Jersey practice

    Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.-based American Orthopedic Partners has partnered with Premier Orthopaedic Associates, a practice spanning five counties in New Jersey. 
  1. Spine, orthopedic surgeons' holiday wish lists

    Many people have holiday wish lists for their dream gifts, and surgeons also think about what they want in their professions.
  2. Dr. Jessica Clymer to lead pediatric neuro-oncology at New York hospital

    Jessica Clymer, MD, joined Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone in New York City as director of the pediatric neuro-oncology department, the hospital said Dec. 20.
  3. 20-physician orthopedic practice in Mississippi names CEO

    Jackson-based Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center named Greg Shoemaker as its CEO, according to a Dec. 20 LinkedIn post from U.S. Orthopaedic Partners.
  4. Newly cleared AR spine system to launch in 2023

    Surglasses' Caduceus S augmented reality spine navigation system received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, the devicemaker said Dec. 19.
  5. Abbott spinal cord stimulation system approved by FDA

    The FDA approved the market's smallest implantable and rechargeable spinal cord stimulation system, designed by healthcare technology company Abbott. 
  6. 5 things to know about Reno Orthopedic Center

    Reno (Nev.) Orthopedic Center provides imaging services, walk-in services, out-patient surgery and physical therapy to patients across the state. Here are five things to know about the practice: 
  7. Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center partnership creates 265+ provider platform

    Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center joined Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company and will partner with Premier Orthopaedics.
  8. AOFAS resumes volunteer surgery in Kenya

    American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society has returned to performing volunteer surgeries in Kenya following a three-year hiatus. 
  9. Spineart, eCential Robotics partner

    Spine implant provider Spineart has partnered with surgical navigation company eCential Robotics to open augmented spine surgery training centers in the U.S. and Europe.

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